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INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES

Answer both of the tasks.
Write at least 150 words for Task 1.
Write at least 250 words for Task 2.

There are two tasks
Task 2 contributes twice as much as Task 1 to the Writing score.

Time 1 hour

WRITING TASK 1

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

The charts below show the number of Japanese tourists travelling abroad between 1985 and 1995 and Australia's share of the Japanese tourist market.

Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.

Write at least 150 words.

Japanese tourist chart

Australia's share of Japan tourists market

WRITING TASK 2

You should spend about 40 minutes on this task.

Write about the following topic:

In many countries children are engaged in some kind of paid work. Some people regard this as completely wrong, while others consider it as valuable work experience, important for learning and taking responsibility.

Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.

Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

Write at least 250 words.

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